• October 2, 2022

Airstrike in Ethiopia’s Tigray region kills civilians

An airstrike in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region killed at least five civilians earlier this week as the revived war continues, according to humanitarian workers and an internal document seen by The …

World Bank approves $750 million credit to boost Nigerian reforms

The World Bank has approved a US$750 million credit line for Nigeria to help the country push through reforms to attract investment and create jobs. Several states in Nigeria are struggling …

Liberated Mocímboa marks one year since liberation from Jihadist

In the port city of Mocímboa da Praia in northern Mozambique life is slowly coming back to normal. The city was liberated from jihadists a year ago. Since August 2020 that …

Former Congolese Prime Minister Clément Mouamba dies

The former Congolese Prime Minister, Clément Mouamba, passed away aged 77 in the Saint Joseph Hospital in Paris, France, following a brief illness. Clément Mouamba, born in 1944 in Sibiti in …

At least 9 killed in Sudan as protests against military coup continue

Street protests continued in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum Friday, as demonstrations continued against the military who seized power in a coup this week. Protesters placed stones across roads and burnt …

DR Congo army kills 27 rebels, loses four soldiers

The Congolese army said on Thursday that it had lost four soldiers and killed 27 militiamen in two days of fighting in several villages in the northeast of the country. The …

Demonstrators protest French presence in Mali on Bamako streets

Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Bamako to demonstrate against the French military presence in Mali, calling for the total withdrawal of French troops from the country. “We are …

Libya opens up to tourists

Libya is opening up to tourists. For the first time in a decade, a group of around one hundred mostly European tourists have visited the historic oasis town of Ghadames, deep …

British army accused of covering up murder of Kenyan woman

The family of a Kenyan woman who was allegedly killed by a British soldier in 2012, is crying foul as they are yet to receive justice almost 10 years after the …

Ghana’s law curbing LGBT rights sparks Anglican church rift

A proposed law in Ghana to toughen curbs on the LGBT community has triggered a rift between the Archbishop of Canterbury and the local Anglican church, which strongly supports the bill. …

New air strike hits Ethiopia’s capital Tigray, killing three children

A new air strike has hit Ethiopia’s capital Tigray following several days of such strikes last week. Ethiopian government’s spokesperson confirmed this, with a Tigray spokesperson confirming the death of six …

DRC’s former child soldiers face tough return to civilian life

Some of the DR Congo’s former child soldiers have become traders, hairdressers and tailors, but many struggle to recover a normal life. Dreams of becoming a farmer or teacher run up …

Road blockade on second day of strikes in Ecuador

Main roads in at least ten provinces of Ecuador remained blocked on Wednesday on the second day of a national strike against fuel price hikes and President Guillermo Lasso’s economic policies. …